Head of Landscape Conservation

Recruiter
ESSEX WILDLIFE TRUST
Location
Great Wigborough
Posted
01 Nov 2018
Closes
18 Nov 2018
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Head of Landscape Conservation
Job ref: HOLC18
Permanent role
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £42,850 rising to £43,350 per annum (under review)
Base: Great Wigborough, Essex

Essex Wildlife Trust is the county’s leading conservation charity. The Trust has over 37,000 members, 2,000 volunteers, 87 nature reserves, 11 Visitor Centres and over 200 staff.

We have an exciting opportunity for the post of Head of Landscape Conservation. This is a pivotal post for the Trust as it delivers a strategic vision for wildlife conservation across the county. We are looking for someone with significant people management and conservation experience, a high level of credibility and ambition and someone who thrives on responsibility and wants to make a real difference to conservation outcomes across Essex.

If you are a strong leader who has the passion to drive forward our conservation goals and build on our incredible achievements to date, we would love to hear from you. Essex contains habitat and species of international importance and as one of the largest Wildlife Trusts in the UK, our aim is to protect this wildlife and get local residents, businesses and politicians to see the value of safeguarding its future.

In this role you will:

  • Demonstrate and communicate the value of habitat protection
  • Manage a multidisciplinary team of 35 staff to deliver success across the county at a landscape scale.
  • Secure and manage key partnerships with a broad cross section of people and sectors, to help deliver our charitable objectives.
  • Role model a new way of working as part of an organisational change programme.
  • Influence key decision makers and deliver impact on the ground through enhanced habitat protection.
  • Play a key role in the future of the organisation as part of the Senior Management Team.

Closing date: 19 November 2018 at 8.30 a.m.

Interview date: 27 November 2018

TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:

If you believe you have the skills we are looking for, please click the 'Visit Website' button to go our website, where you can find a job pack and how to apply.

Protecting Wildlife for the Future and for the People of Essex.

No agencies please.

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